Gemma Prescott

At Beijing 2008 Gemma made her Paralympic Games debut, where she finished eighth in the F32-34/51-53 discus and seventh in the F32-34/52/53 shot put.

At London 2012, Gemma recorded 20.50m in the final of the F31/32/51 club throw, allowing her to claim the medal and she repeated the feat four years later at Rio 2016. 

At the 2010 Commonwealth Games in Delhi, Gemma won the bronze medal in the shot put and she also has a European bronze and silver to her name from 2014 and 2016 respectively. 

In 2017 Gemma competed a the IPC World Athletics Championships where she claimed bronze in front of a home crowd in London. 

In 2006, Gemma graduated with a Masters Degree in Mathematics from St. Andrews University. 

Major results

2016 Paralympic Games, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
F31/32/51 club throw
Bronze
2012 Paralympic Games, London
F31/32/51 club throw
Bronze
2017 IPC World Championships, London, United Kingdom
F31/32/51 club throw
Bronze
2016 European Championships, Grosseto, Italy
F31/32/51 club throw
Silver
2014 European Championships, Swansea, United Kingdom
F31/32/51 club throw
Bronze

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